Amazon releases the Kindle Touch 3G e-reader tablet in 175 countries

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Amazon's Kindle Touch 3G is released and now available for $189 in 174  countries including india.The  Kindle Touch 3G is  the most full-featured Kindle e-reader – with a touch screen and the convenience of free 3G wireless,
Amazon.com says the  Kindle Touch 3G is  the most full-featured Kindle e-reader – with a touch screen and the convenience of free 3G wirelessis available today for pre-order from www.amazon.com to customers in over 175 countries and territories around the world.  With Kindle Touch 3G, customers never have to hunt for or pay for a Wi-Fi hotspot, there are no annual contracts or monthly fees – simply download and read books anytime around the world.

Kindle Touch 3G is small and light, has storage for thousands of books and an extra-long battery life.  In addition, Kindle Touch 3G is available in seven languages – German, French, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese and American or British English – so customers can read, take notes, and navigate their Kindle in any of these languages.  Kindle Touch 3G will ship to customers beginning April 27. Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G are also available today for pre-order from Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.de, Amazon.fr, Amazon.es and Amazon.it.
Both Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G feature X-Ray, a feature that Amazon invented to help customers explore the "bones of the book."
With a single tap, readers can see all the passages across a book that mention ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics that interest them, as well as more detailed descriptions from Wikipedia and Shelfari, Amazon's community-powered encyclopedia for book lovers.
Amazon built X-Ray using its expertise in language processing and machine learning, access to significant storage and computing resources with Amazon S3 and EC2, and a deep library of book and character information.
Additionally, Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G come with built-in speakers offering support for text-to-speech, audiobooks and mp3 support.  Customers can discover, download, and listen to audiobooks – read by authors, celebrities, and world-class narrators. 
The Kindle Store on Amazon.com offers the largest selection of the most popular books people want to read.  Customers have access to over one million books in the Kindle Store, including international bestsellers, newspapers and magazines.  In addition, over one million free books are available to read on Kindle devices.
Features.
  • Simple to Use Touch Screen: Kindle Touch 3G features an easy-to-use touch interface.  Turn pages, search, shop books, and take notes quickly and easily.
  • Light and Compact: Kindle Touch 3G’s all-new sleek design sports an 11% smaller body, with the same 6” screen size, and is 8% lighter, only 7.8 ounces.
  • Holds 3,000 Books: Carry up to 3,000 books – keep your entire library with you wherever you go.
  • Two Month Battery Life: No battery anxiety – read up to two months on a single charge with wireless off and half hour of reading per day.
  • NEW EasyReach:  Tap to turn pages – no need to swipe-- so you can hold Kindle in either hand.
  • Books in 60 Seconds:  Find a book and start reading in seconds with our fast, free wireless delivery.  No computer required.
  • Free 3G Wireless:  Kindle Touch 3G is our top of the line Kindle – no wireless set up, no hunting for Wi-Fi hotspots.  Download books anywhere with no monthly fees or annual contracts. 3G works globally.
  • Built-In Wi-Fi:  Connect to Wi-Fi hotspots at home or on the road. 
  • Simple to Use: Ready to use right out of the box – no setup, no software install, no computer required to download content.
  • Adjustable Text Sizes: Read comfortably with eight different sizes and three font styles.
  • Fast Page Turns: Kindle Touch 3G has a powerful processor tuned for fast, seamless page turns.
  • PDF and Personal Documents: Email personal documents and PDFs direct to your Kindle and read and annotate on-the-go.
  • Massive Selection: Customers have access to over one million books in the Kindle Store, including international bestsellers, newspapers and magazines.
  • Free, Out-of-Copyright Books:  Over one million free books are available to read on Kindle.
  • Free Book Samples: Download and read first chapters for free before you decide to buy
  • NEW X-Ray: With the new X-Ray feature, you can explore the “bones of a book.”  With a single tap, see all the passages across a book that mention ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics of interest, as well as more detailed descriptions from Wikipedia and Shelfari
  • Read-to-Me: With Text-to-Speech, Kindle can read English-language content out loud to you.
  • Free Cloud Backup: We automatically back up your library in the cloud, so you never need to worry about losing your books.  Re-download wirelessly anytime for free
  • Buy Once, Read Everywhere: Kindle books can be read on your Kindle, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, PC, Mac and Android-based devices with our free Kindle Reading Apps.
  • Whispersync: Our Whispersync technology synchronizes your last page read, bookmarks and annotations across your devices so you can always pick up where you left off.
Specifications
Display
Amazon's 6" diagonal most advanced E Ink multi-touch display, optimized with proprietary waveform and font technology, 600 x 800 pixel resolution at 167 ppi, 16-level grayscale.
Size(in inches)
6.8" x 4.7" x 0.40" (172 mm x 120 mm x 10.1 mm).
Weight
7.8 ounces (220 grams).
System Requirements
None, because it's wireless and doesn't require a computer to download content.
On-device Storage
Up to 3,000 books or 4 GB internal (approximately 3 GB available for user content).
Cloud Storage
Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
Battery Life
A single charge lasts up to two months with wireless off based upon a half-hour of daily reading time. Keep wireless always on and it lasts for up to 3 weeks. Battery life will vary based on wireless usage, such as shopping the Kindle Store, downloading content, and web browsing (browsing available only in Wi-Fi mode).
Charge Time
Fully charges in approximately 4 hours via the included USB 2.0 cable connected to a computer. Power adapter sold separately.
Wi-Fi Connectivity
Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication; does not connect to WPA and WPA2 secured networks using 802.1X authentication methods; does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks.
3G Connectivity
HSDPA modem (3G) with a fallback to EDGE/GPRS; utilizes Amazon Whispernet to provide wireless coverage via AT&T's 3G high-speed data network in the U.S. and partner networks outside of the U.S. See Wireless Terms and Conditions.
USB Port
USB 2.0 (micro-B connector)
Audio
3.5 mm stereo audio jack, rear-mounted stereo speakers
Content Formats Supported
Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, Audible (Audible Enhanced (AA, AAX)), MP3, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion.
Documentation
Quick Start Guide (included in box); Kindle User's Guide (pre-installed on device). Additional information in multiple languages available online.
Warranty and Service
1-year limited warranty and service included. Use of Kindle is subject to the terms found here.
Included in the Box
Kindle wireless e-reader, USB 2.0 cable, and Quick Start Guide. Power adapter sold separately.


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